Apr 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
% of the american people can be on their side and the united states senate failed to reach 60 votes. >> the bill fell six votes short of passing. this morning, the families and the president are vowing to try again. >> the man suspected of kidnapping and killing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar, antoine garcia torres is scheduled for a plea hearing. his plea has been delayed several times recently because of technical problems with dozens of photo discs and interview discs which prosecutors gave to the defense team. the defense says it does not want to enter a plea until it understands exactly what evidence the prosecution has. garcia torres being charged with kidnapping and murder in the disappearance of sierra lamar. that happened last year. her body has yet to be found. >> it is 4:49. oakland police hope that surveillance video will help catch a child molester. take a good look. the man seen running in this video is believed to have attacked a 7-year-old girl last saturday. police say the man posed as a maintenance worker to get into an apartment on oak and tenth street. police say at some p
Apr 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. another to the president of the united states. for an hour and a half this morning alerts were sounded on capitol hill. >> close the other side of the street. we are closing off the sidewalk. >> reporter: some senate offices were cleared. staff in others were told to stay inside. after two letters -- one to mississippi republican senator roger wicker, the second to president obama -- tested preliminarily for ricin. both were quarantined at a post office screening facility miles away in maryland. built after the anthrax attacks that killed five and injured 17 across the nation in 2001. >> the president -- i'm sure you will ask this. the president has, of course, been briefed on these letters. he was briefed last night and again this morning. >> reporter: the fbi said both were postmarked memphis, tennessee, on april 8. they used the same language. quote, to see a wrong and not expose it is to become a silent partner to its continuance. a phrase often used by radical groups. both letters are signed, i am kc and i approve this message. a third letter went to democratic senator carl levin'
Apr 14, 2013 4:30pm PDT
about heat obama's taking over the targeted killing program in the united states but there's a report worked on by the united that's got a lot of people very concerned about targeted killings in pakistan that would be presented in the fall and there's concern in the administration this will raise a of pressure in the u.n. against the obama administration in these activities. chris: anacothia, the poor part washington. i knew i missed something there. the big question for everybody do americans thi [ male announcer ] listen to this symphony of flavor: crrkkhshziiiizzlllee. beautiful. shhhhshshshshhshshhhhhsshhhshs. gorgeous! here comes the crescendo. kkerrrrbbuuuuuucraaackkk. just...incredible. pillsbury toaster strudel. if beethoven made breakfast. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you can't get more italian. it's on. let's roll. chris: it's tax time and the i.r.s. chart shows americans aren't all that upset about speaking.es generally almost 60% say they're fair. our big question, can the withicians get away raising them, david ignatius? >> raise revenues with the as soft as i
Apr 15, 2013 12:00am PDT
heat obama's taking over the targeted killing program in the united states but there's a report worked on by the united that's got a lot of people very concerned about targeted killings in pakistan that would be presented in the fall and there's concern in the administration this will raise a of pressure in the u.n. against the obama administration in these activities. chris: anacothia, the poor part washington. i knew i missed something there. the big question for everybody do americans thi chris: it's tax time and the i.r.s. chart shows americans aren't all that upset about speaking.es generally almost 60% say they're fair. our big question, can the withicians get away raising them, david ignatius? >> raise revenues with the as soft as it is, i'd be surprised. >> really tough if it looks like a tax increase. chris: so a soft statement? >> i'm still soft. hike,re already was a tax the fiscal cliff deal. chris: will the republicans taxes? >> i say no. chris: i think republicans like to not raise taxes. a greatu, it's roundtable. david ignatius, kelly o'donnell, and marka henderson mazz
Apr 16, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> there could be a shake-up at the capital, a state senator is calling on governor brown to change the leadership at the public utilities commission, the move follows our investigative unit report last night, uncovering a confidential internal document raising questions about the commitment to safety. >>> chief investigateive reporter joins us from sacramento. tony, it's a big show down, what do you expect tomorrow? >> tensions clearly building here between the state lawmakers and the public utilities commission. today the head of the san bruno senator sa -- senator said he wants the govern, governor brown to call for the president of the puc to step down. >> oh, my god, that is crazy. >> we have a fire ball. still coming out. >> safety is by far their most important responsibility. and they have neglected that responsibility and it's indicated by this report and what we we saw in san bruno. >> this report and years of frustration dealing with the puc, the senator said it's time to change. >> good people lost their lives because an explosion that did not have to occur. the governor
Apr 16, 2013 6:00pm PDT
head quarter, i'm cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >>> new at 6:00 tonight a state senator is asking governor jerry brown to shake up the lordship at the state's public utilities commission. the call comes less than 24 hours after the nbc bay area investigative unit uncovered a confidential internal document raising questions about the puc's commitment to safety. topekay kovaleski broke the story and the senator has called on the governor to hold someone accountable. >> reporter: in fact he's calling for change at the very top. this is clear ly a report the pc wanted to keep from the public. some admitting safety is not a priority at the puc, admitting working in a culture that fos r fosters cozy relationships with the utilities it regulates. >> that's outrageous and goes to the culture that the puc has, it goes to the leadership of the public utilities commission. >> reporter: state senator jerry hill reacting to the information inside this previously secret, previously confidential report. >> it shows that the culture, that the issue of safety is sdp that has not been a priority.
Apr 14, 2013 8:00am PDT
normal relations with cuba and the united states? >> well, that's up to cuba. if cuba wants normal relations, there are certain things they need to do like become a normal country that respects the rights of their citizens. i thought it was hypocritical of beyonce and jay-z to go down to cuba. there is a rapper on a hunger strike and has been persecuted because of his lyrics. jay-z wears a shirt of a man who was a racist and a killer. he's not in the middle of any public discourse here. it's important to point out when people take stances like that that are absurd, beyond that the fundamental problem is not jay-d and beyonce. the problem is these trips to cuba are being abused. they are not people to people trips, they are tourist trips that provide a currency for a tyrannical regime at that get hard currency. that's why the trips need to be ca carefully cruet nized. >> final question on politics, can a nominee of the republican party in 2016 be a champion for an immigration reform policy that provides a pathway to citizen for for illegal immigrants in this country? >> i think the